Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population 2021

Cottonwood County, Minnesota's estimated population is 11,070 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cottonwood County, Minnesota is the 65th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 11,715 and has seen a growth of -5.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202111,070-63-0.57%
202011,133-63-0.56%
201911,196-63-0.56%
201811,259100.09%
201711,249-118-1.04%
201611,367-55-0.48%
201511,422-85-0.74%
201411,507-47-0.41%
201311,554-20-0.17%
201211,574-139-1.19%
201111,713-2-0.02%
201011,715-979-7.71%
199012,694-2,160-14.54%
198014,854-33-0.22%
197014,887-1,279-7.91%
196016,1664032.56%
195015,763-380-2.35%
194016,1431,3619.21%
193014,7822121.46%
192014,5701,91915.17%
191012,6515824.82%
190012,0694,65762.83%
18907,4121,87933.96%
18805,5334,999936.14%
18705345224350.00%
1860120.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.57%
County Website
Founded
May 23, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
11,715
Growth Since 2010
-5.51%
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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,10189.40%
Some Other Race4534.01%
Asian4503.98%
Two or More Races1561.38%
Black or African American1070.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.12%
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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population by Race

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Median Age

42.9


Total

41.4


Male

44.9


Female

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Adults

There are 8,555 adults, (2,568 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

5,649

50.00%

Male

5,650

50.00%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population by Age

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All78.1%21.9%
Male67.4%32.6%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female61%39%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8462.2778.1
Married2,4492.9890.9
Non Family1,7191.0965.7
Female4392.5961
Male2392.9767.4

2.82

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4055.19%
9th to 12th Grade4255.44%
High School Graduate2,81236.01%
Some College1,66621.33%
Associates Degree94312.07%
Bachelors Degree1,18415.16%
Graduate Degree3754.80%
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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,9956,5711,494
Hispanic42820440
Asian30811822
Other Race193872
Black7875
2+ Races14141
Islander8
Native American5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.36%.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,627$42,500$27,139
Less Than 9th Grade$31,326$31,942$27,500
High School Graduate$30,644$35,404$24,260
Some College$32,217$48,546$24,589
Bachelors Degree$44,730$61,452$33,621
Graduate Degree$59,808$59,167$62,500

$33,627

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$27,139

Average Female

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language

89.98% of Cottonwood County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 10.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.32% of the population.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5177818.21%
Asian44721247.43%
Hispanic85915618.16%
Multiple1474631.29%
Black1014140.59%
Other453296.40%
Native9888.89%

10.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.73%

Male Poverty Rate

11.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota is Native, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota is Other, with 6.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.48%.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.84%
High School12.91%
Some College7.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.29%
Female Unemployed11.11%
Female Employed5.78%
Male Employed3.20%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,087$63,918
Families$66,472$75,823
Married Families$75,203-
Non Families$32,715$39,030
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Income by Household Type

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status

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753

Number of Veterans

697

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam245
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War118
Korea70
World War II47

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74244
75+219
35 to 54176
55 to 6487
18 to 3427

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7509.52%
Hispanic235.07%
Black22.56%
Asian10.30%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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9.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.83%

Born in Cottonwood County, Minnesota

93.48%

Native Born

6.52%

Foreign Born

4.73%

Non Citizen

1.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.48% of Cottonwood County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 69.83% having been born in Minnesota. 4.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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